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Array of Awards for Inova

Inova wins awards

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus displays excellence Earlier this year, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Three other Inova hospitals also received this rating: Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Loudoun and Inova Mount Vernon hospitals. Of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated by CMS nationwide, only…

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Choosing the Best Hospital

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Inova experts urge patients to look at markers of success and safety  It’s not always possible — such as in an emergency — to handpick where you’ll receive medical care. But if you’re undergoing elective surgery or other treatment, key indicators of a hospital’s track record can reliably steer you to a place that has…

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Behavioral Health Services Focus on Healthy Minds

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Inova provides inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services for all ages in Loudoun and western Fairfax counties The numbers are staggering; millions of people are affected by mental health conditions annually. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 50% of all Americans are diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder…

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Art in Action for Cancer Care

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Arts and Healing program makes a difference for cancer patients at Inova The Arts and Healing program at Inova Schar Cancer Institute (Inova Schar) promotes the healing power of the environment on those affected by cancer, both through art installations and clinical applications. Thoughtfully selected original art can be much more than a simple distraction;…

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Improved Breast Cancer Care at Inova

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Inova offers new technology to increase ease, speed of mammograms Getting a mammogram is not the most comfortable experience for women. In addition to the anxiety that it can trigger, the screening itself can cause physical discomfort. For these reasons, Inova takes steps to update its technology to provide the best possible experience. Comfortable Equipment:…

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Medical Missions Accomplished

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Inova trips to the Philippines yield positive results Here in the United States, we can take access to quality healthcare for granted. In that spirit, Inova medical staff recently completed two mission trips to the Philippines, where healthcare for low-income residents is often inadequate. In 2018 and early 2019, the two teams of Inova specialists…

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A Winning Combination for Inova Fair Oaks and Inova Loudoun Hospitals

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Inova hospitals receive recognition for quality of care Inova Fair Oaks (IFOH) and Inova Loudoun (ILH) hospitals continue to receive national recognition for their care efforts, which reflect, among other measures, that patients feel positively about their experiences and safety is sound. Healthgrades, a leading resource for healthcare information, recently ranked IFOH and ILH among…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Receive an ‘A’ for Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Falls Church, VA – Inova is proud to announce that all five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Health System’s efforts to achieving excellence by protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. This is the second consecutive grading period that…

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Steve Motew, MD, MHA Named Inova Chief Physician Executive

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FALLS CHURCH, VA– Inova announces that Steve Motew, MD, MHA, has been named Inova Health System’s Chief Physician Executive (CPE), effective today.  In this role, Dr. Motew will be responsible for building a comprehensive and integrated clinical and physician enterprise as the centerpiece of Inova Health System. This newly created role is a key part…

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